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intentionally took that terrifying drive into a crowd of people. jessica: more bad news for chipotle. the latest e-coli scare linked to that chain. marie: and the high-tech carmaker, we wonder who will be next. we sit down with the mayor of north las vegas to get his take on the recent boom hitting the city. >> live from las vegas, this is news 3. marie: 24-year-old lakeisha holloway is in custody tonight after police say she was the woman behind the wheel that hit dozens of people along the strip, leaving one woman dead. thank you for joining us. i'm marie mortera. jim: and i'm jim snyder in for reed tonight at 7:00. it's been more than 20 hours since the tragedy unfolded on the strip.
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of the possible motivation. reporter: it is right here on the strip where metro police say a woman intentionally ran into pedestrians on the sidewalk. sources tell us that 24-year-old lakeisha holloway told police, "i'm in pain, and i want others to feel that pain." police say 24-year-old lakeisha holloway who portland was living inside her car with her 3-year-old girl. in the police report. holloway told detectives that casino police continued to kick her off of their property. >> we believe she had a situation with the child's father. reporter: sunday night, police
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sidewalk in front of planet hollywood and paris casinos. >> the suspect, lakeisha holloway, repeatedly drove her car over pedestrians. some jumped on her car, banged on the window to get her to stop but she didn't. reporter: detectives say she pulled over a mile away from the first point of contact and told a val take a to call 9-1-1. >> she parked, exited her vehicle and contacted a valet parker and advised she ran over individuals. reporter: detectives say holloway showed no remorse for what happened. she told police she was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs. casino surveillance, police say, showed holloway intentionally running over tourists. >> the video shows intention, exiting the roadway on to the sidewalk and plowing through pedestrians.
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daughter is in custody. police say they're looking for the girl's father. holloway is expected in court tomorrow or wednesday. holloway's lawyer tells us his client is on suicide watch. marie: more information coming out from the victims involved. two are newlyweds celebrating what should have been a happy occasion, among the dozens at the center of last night's horrific scene. jim: it could have been worse for those two. tonight, that couple sits down to relive those scary moments. kelsey thomas joins us live from the scene of the crash. reporter: the wife was actually hit by this driver. you can imagine the panic among pedestrians. they never saw this driver coming and they tell me there was little time to get to safety. >> horrified. >> 15, 20 people laying on the ground.
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>> people yelling for nurses and doctors. reporter: screams so loud, the noise still echoes in their head. >> it happened so fast. >> i never seen anything like that before. reporter: an off-road rampage that lasted seconds. >> i didn't know if there was a terrorist, if there was a bomb. reporter: cincinnati newlyweds beth and aaron akeley in las vegas, celebrating their wedding anniversary when the unthinkable happens. >> she was one foot over, hit head on with the car. going 15, 20 miles an hour. reporter: knocking beth to the ground sunday night on the crowded strip. police say the driver, purposely aiming her car at tourists on the sidewalk. >> i ran inside because i didn't know what was going on. you see people on the ground, you don'tnow if they're dead, they're alive. you see all the blood. reporter: a chilling reminder for beth, banged up and bruised, it could have been much worse.
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>> yeah. that's for sure. reporter: beth and aaron are scheduled to stay in las vegas through wednesday. tonight, behind me at the crash scene, there is a growing memorial with flowers and a sign signed "las vegas locals." reporting live from the las vegas strip, kelsey thomas, news 3. jim: as new information continues to come in, don't forget you can keep up to date on this tragedy on the strip any time on our website, news3lv.com. marie: new information about the man accused of shooting a metro police officer last week. police releasing a second arrest report saying suspect teague fox asked the officer if he was there to kill him. the report also states fox told the officer to look up as he pulled out a gun, firing three rounds at the officer, hitting him in the torso. the report says fox was still pointing his gun at the officer when he ran from the scene. fox remains in jail tonight and
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home. jim: more cases of e-coli linked to the chipotle restaurant chain, under investigation tonight, the centers for disease control says five people have been identified in the new outbreak, including one in kansas, one in north dakota and three in oklahoma. those illnesses started between november 18 and november 26 and all five said they ate at a chipotle the week before they got sick. the chipotle company said they are implementing new standards marie: a first look at the still perhaps a mild night tonight but some wondering how long will it last. jim: whether you're planning a getaway or gathering, this is important information. kevin: timing isn't right the way this week is shaping up. it's nice out now, relative to the time of year, but the clouds keeping us a little bit above normal overnight tonight. plenty more clouds where today's batch came through.
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you might think we can get some precipitation, but it's not going to happen. it will have a tough time getting over the sierras, that being the road block, will stunt future progress of those showers. we've got more clouds in the pacific. the issue that we're looking ahead toward christmas is this batch of colder air, the disturbance taking shape up there, as that slides through, we'll have more clouds. we have a slight chance for a few sprinkles or flurries christmas eve but the big story, colder air and wind, adding bite to the cold. we'll show you more in the seven-day forecast coming up. marie: jeff is here, no rest for the weary, an economic coup expected to start and soon. jim:farahday's future, here to build electric cars.
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that will jumpstart the apex industrial start in north las vegas. i sat down with the mayor today to learn who's next. first, what's next? >> i'm told on the 22nd of december that the grading permits will be issued. jessica: as in tomorrow, to get this car factory for a car we haven't seen off the ground. saturday, lawmakers reached a deal and the governor signed it into law, giving ferrety $215 million in tax credits and abatements, the state will spend $120 million on infrastructure to be the spark plug for an industrial park that has sat dusty and dormant. excuse the mayor if he takes a victory lap. >> i just knew this was something special. it just needed time and the right relationships to make it happen. jessica: other companies were waiting on the sidelines. no longer, says the city's economic head, gina gavin.
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manufacturing plants that are expressing interest of what it would take for them to come to apex. >> they would be in the manufacturing mode. they are companies that are interested in 200 to 400 acres. jessica: the city tells me we could see four or five companies move there in the next year. no specific names, although reports say google is interested, maybe even a hydro51ics plant. what's growing now is possibility. >> it gives north las vegas a lot of credibility. it has benefited so many ways in this valley. jessica: no longer, for a city that finally gets very good news. faraday future plans to employ 3500 people and pump $87 billion into the local economy. with apex built out, they're saying 500 billion.
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there and could be very good for the region. marie: exciting times, jeff, thank you. jim: if you bought one of the 400,000 drones expected to be sold this holiday season, don't forget to register before you fly. the f.a.a.'s online drone registration requirement took effect today. drones bought before today have to be registered within 60 days if they weigh from half a pound to 60 pounds. drones bought from this day forward have to be registered before their first flight. the concern is over the risk posed by drones. marie: you see them, you hear them, but should you buy them? jim: how loud is too loud when it comes to some of the toys
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this christmas. marie: welcome back. let's take you to new jersey where of boy scouts had to put their skills to the test after their leader made a costly mistake while showing the boys a cave in a forest. there was a bear in the cave and it grabbed the scout leader, pulling him in. search and rescue crews set out after receiving an incredibly . >> we have a gentleman in the cave with a bear. he had been injured by the bear. he is bleeding from his neck, his arm and his head. marie: such a frightening scene. the boy scouts had to build a fire to signal for rescue crews to come to where they were and tried to leave a trail of food out of the cave for the bear. the crew finally arrived and airlifted the scout master out. he is expected to be ok.
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at sea world in orlando is back on the ground but earlier today, about 50 passengers were stuck in the air for more than an hour. you can see passengers waving as maintenance workers are hoisted to fix the problem. crews are trying to learn why the emergency brakes were stuck. the double-decker rotating pod was eventually lowered safely to the ground. the 400-foot-high sky tower ride opened in 1973. marie: the whole country is caught up in "star wars" mania. the craze enough to wake the force in everyone but for some "star wars" fanatics, the force never sleeps. let's take you to rogue toys in las vegas. they specialize in collectibles, especially rare "star wars" toys. owner steve johnson says the blue snaggle tooth is legendary
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would cost $350. some "star wars" collectibles are worth thousands. >> we're seeing more and more people coming in saying, i don't have a "star wars" collection but i had "star wars" when i was a kid, i want it again. one of the coolest props i've seen today is this storm trooper blaster that was used in the background, as a background prop, one of only a few to be known to exist. there's not really a current market for this. if we were to put it on the market, we would start it between $35,000 to $40,000 at auction. marie: wow. the gift for someone who has everything. a rare, unopened luke skywalker figure with a double telescoping lightsaber recently fetched $25,000 at a new york auction. i would love to hear the
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jim: i gave away my millennium falcon. long gone. if you want to learn more about what to expect this week, here's the weather. just a few days from the big day. marie: we are your christmas weather authority. if you think the weather in vegas is nice, you have to head back east. kevin: just absolutely crazy. if you want a mild christmas holiday, may i recommend, boston, new york, washington. these temperatures should continue much of the week but next week could be warmer and we might have a chilly new year's eve if the long range forecast holds true. a cold batch of air through the midsection of the country, another taking aim at us today. the clouds looked good in time lapse but if you're out and about, it had a little bit of extra chill because of the clouds blocking out warming sun's rays. the sunrise looked explosive but
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there were a couple of holes, even at red rock, you might see a flash of light on the mountains but it was a quick flash. boulder city 51 degrees. not much wind there. saint elizabeth in the nort and lake mead, coming in at 46 degrees and in vanderburg, close to the green valley ranch, at 49 degrees. most of the valley dipping into the 50's but a couple of neighborhoods at the 50-degree threshold. outside of the valley, sandy valley, 53. the lake at 55 degrees. tomorrow will be warmer than today's 51. that's five metro -- below normal. the average between the high and low was below. tomorrow, we'll flip that over and start in the 40's. we'll race to the mid 50's by lunch time.
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could be a few afternoon breezes, generally between five and 15 miles per hour. the winds outside of the valley -- pahrump -- could be stronger. the precipitation at the beginning of the newscast not making it over the sierra although they've had healthy rainfall totals the last two days in the bay area with more to come. as far as we're concerned, there are more clouds to come. they extend way back out here all the way in the pacific. it's the colder air that will give us a bumpy ride for christmas and that's going to begin christmas eve. santa will not need reindeer. the sleigh will be pushed by winds. 40 in miskeith. tomorrow afternoon, boulder city, 60. laughlin, 62. for the las vegas valley, down to 43 underneath clouds tonight. more clouds tomorrow, plenty of
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we'll get a few rays but mild air out of the pacific. the seven-day forecast, christmas eve day should be relatively tranquil. we don't expect clouds and wind until night fall and probably late. some could gust to 40 miles per hour. back side of the system, breezy and chilly christmas day, highs in the 40's. christmas night, down to around 30 and hints, approaching new year, there could be another cold blast. just the news we wanted to hear. jim: we will all be outside. kevin: you will be an island of sobriety in a sea.
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marie: how loud is too loud? jim: welcome back. there are new safety warnings tonigh make you think twice before buying some toys for your child. marie: especially the noisy toys. some find them annoying but sometimes they're no noisy, they could harm your child's ears. jeff rozen puts the toys to the test.
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this week, kids excited to get their hands on toys like these but they make a lot of noise. what you can't hear damages your child's hearing. it's called noise induced hearing loss, affecting an estimated five million kids. a recent study naming loud toys as a cause. the c.d.c. says it develops over a long period of time, listening to anything over 85 decibels of sound. dr. sandy levy is a speech and hearing specialist. >> to give you an idea, whispering is 30 decibels, conversation is 60 decibels. jeff: it's around 50, 59, and i'm a loud talker. try this rattle. hitting 90 there. >> which is way above safe listening levels. jeff: that's as loud as an
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>> that's up to 91 decibels. jeff: about as loud as a hair dryer. i speak for a couple of parents with toys like these at home, my kids play with them every day and they seem to hear just fine. >> noise induced hearing loss is gradual and the parent and child will not necessarily notice. jeff: the most surprising test, this toy horn. >> over 106 decibels. jeff: way over. to told you that some toys are as loud as an ambulance screeching by with the siren on. i didn't believe it but we have an ambulance and the meter. just under 100. some of the toys we tested are louder than this. the toy industry association
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with an audiologist when developing a sound system for toys and no toys for children have been found to be dangerous based on the sound level. >> this christmas, think safe listening and limit exposure to loud toys. jim: in one of my less shining moments as a father, 20 years ago, riley had a barney toy that would sing when you pushed the bello. one night it wouldn't stop and i put it in the basement. eventually it stopped. that was jeff rosen reporting for us. there are ways to protect your children from hearing loss. marie: you can put tape over the speakers. as for riley, your father says he's sorry. time to look at what's coming up
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a bizarre high-speed chase in michigan. you will not believe who was behind the wheel. jim: that will wrap it up for us at 7:00. thanks for having us in.
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whd cy this is the best block of all. it's like candy cane lane. i know. oohhh. oh, holiday ferris wheel. i kind of love it. look at those reindeer. jeffrey, you're awfully quiet back there. i was just thinking... maybe it's time we finish this test drive and head back to the dealership? that is so jeffrey... soooo jeffrey... so jeffrey... oh. elves.. it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. zero due at signing, zero down, zero deposit, and zero first months payment on a new passat lights, camera, access. >> that's a juicy one, huh? he's talking about having sex with prostitutes. oh, there is a consequence to this lifestyle.
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